This colorful book describes over a dozen of the Native American tribes that exist today, detailing distinctive traits of each tribe, location in America, and limited history. Illustrations accompany each page, showing the different attire and houses of each nation. A map is also included, naming the portions of land that originally belonged to each tribe. 34 pages, softcover.
Illus. in full color. Describes more than a dozen American Indian tribes.
Douglas Gorsline was an artist and writer. Gorsline worked with many types of forms, including lithography, painting, and etching. In addition to more formal artistic pursuits, he wrote and illustrated several children's books, an illustrated guide to the history of costume, as well as an edition of Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel. He also wrote his own novel, Farm Boy. Gorsline died in 1985.
"A good introduction to a topic that always seems to fascinate children."--School Library Journal.